Rating: 4 stars
6 Ratings
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These flavorful garlic-and-lime chicken thighs are a delicious way to prepare an inexpensive cut of chicken.  After the chicken is baked, it's removed from the pan, and the drippings are reduced on the stovetop to a slightly syrupy sauce that is then spooned over the thighs.

Leslie Revsin
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2001

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell; Food Kellie Gerber Kelley

Recipe Summary

Yield:
2 servings (serving size: 2 thighs and 2 tablespoons sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; stir in 1 tablespoon juice. Rub garlic mixture over chicken. Place chicken in a medium skillet.

  • Combine 1 tablespoon juice, chicken broth, and vinegar; pour over the chicken. Place over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Wrap handle of pan with foil. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 180°.

  • Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Place pan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, and cook until reduced to 1/4 cup (about 3 minutes). Spoon over chicken. Sprinkle with cilantro, and serve with lime wedges.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

326 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 10.4g; saturated fat 2.6g; mono fat 3.3g; poly fat 2.6g; protein 51.1g; carbohydrates 4.8g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 212mg; iron 4mg; sodium 517mg; calcium 59mg.
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